Meny
 

Gothic Remixed

Monster Mashups and Frankenfictions in 21st-Century Culture

An exploration of the boundaries between adaptation and remix in 21st-century Frankenfiction and popular culture, drawing closely on influences from the Gothic and Romanticism. Les mer
Vår pris
450,-

(Paperback) Fri frakt!
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 21 dager

Paperback
Legg i
Paperback
Legg i
Vår pris: 450,-

(Paperback) Fri frakt!
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 21 dager

Om boka

An exploration of the boundaries between adaptation and remix in 21st-century Frankenfiction and popular culture, drawing closely on influences from the Gothic and Romanticism.

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

Chapter One: Frankenfictions

- Gothic Remixed
- Monstrous Adaptations
- The Many Faces of Frankenfiction
- Twenty-First-Century Remix Culture
- Frankenfiction as Remix
- Frankenfiction as Adaptation
- Frankenfiction as Appropriation
- Hauntings and Illegitimate Offspring

Chapter Two: Adapting the Monster

- From 'Miserable Wretch' to 'Modernity Personified': Defining the Twenty-First-Century Monster
- 'Ourselves Expanded': Anno Dracula and the Neoliberal Vampire
- The Empire Strikes Back: Victorian Monsters and The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
- 'We Are All Monsters': Reclaiming Privilege in Penny Dreadful
- 'Monstrum Sum': Intersectional Monstrosity in The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club
- The Promises of Monsters

Chapter Three: Mashing Up the Joke

- Camp as Sincere Parody
- The Irony of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies; Or, Taking Historical Fiction Seriously
- Literature with a Twist: Parodying the Classics
- Parodying Neo-Victorianism
- Taking the Past Seriously; Or, The Limits of Postmodern Irony
- Conclusion: Beyond Postmodern Irony

Chapter Four: Remixing Historical Fiction

- The Gothic and Historical Fiction
- The 'Look' of the Past: Visual Gothic Histories
- Sublime Metamorphosis: Dan Hillier's Victorian Illustrations
- Foreign Animals: The Immigrant Portraiture of Travis Louie
- Meet the Family: Colin Batty's Victorian Cabinet Cards
- Flux Machine: Kevin J. Weir's Animated Horrors
- Conclusion: Unnatural History

Chapter Five: Appropriating the Author

- Frankenfiction and Romantic Authorship
- Frankenfiction and the (Un)Death of the Author
- Frankenfiction and Transmedia World-Building
- Women's Work: Mary Shelley as Remixer/Remixed
- Feminist Frankenfiction?
- Conclusion: The Monster Always Escapes
- Bibliography

Om forfatteren

Megen de Bruin-Mole is a scholar and university lecturer working in the UK. She specialises in adaptation, (neo-)Victorian fiction, popular feminism, and contemporary remix culture.